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Legislature

Senator Santarsiero Advocates for School Safety and Student Mental Health Grants – MyChesCo

LVIA Awarded Nearly $1 Million to Replace Passenger Boarding Bridges | WDIY Local News

Remedy for transient residents sought; hearing on Section 8, public housing held in Johnstown | News | tribdem.com

State Sen. Camera Bartolotta urged Pennsylvania health department to drop out of fracking public health forum, letter shows | StateImpact Pennsylvania (npr.org)

Pennsylvania considers letting counties create tourism districts, levy hotel fee | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

 

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Erie County COVID-19 vaccination rates vary due to politics, access (goerie.com)

Trump’s CDC changed covid reports under political pressure, panel finds | TribLIVE.com

 

Business/Jobs

Philadelphia Museum of Art workers ratify pact, end strike | Local News | phillytrib.com

‘Bad situation’: Soaring US dollar spreads pain worldwide – Delco Times

You can run, but you can’t hide: Inflation is busting budgets, and killing joy too : NPR

Delinquent PPP loans are on the rise. Here’s what it means for businesses. – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

US stamp prices set to increase again (abc27.com)

New overtime rules are coming from the Department of Labor. Is your business ready? (inquirer.com)

Workforce training seen as a key to maximizing $63 million grant to boost region’s robotics, AI industries | TribLIVE.com

 

Crime/Punishment

Virtual reality brings incarcerated Pa. parents closer to their kids (abc27.com)

Roxborough High shooting: Troy Fletcher, 15, turns himself in to police (inquirer.com)

 

Education

Biden’s student loan forgiveness application is now live : NPR

Ephrata Area Superintendent Brian Troop earns Pa. Superintendent of the Year award | Local News | lancasteronline.com

Coatesville High School locked down again due to fire threat (dailylocal.com)

Scranton School District unveils plans for school closures | Education | thetimes-tribune.com

Four Pitt students among 100 winners of new Obama Foundation scholarship | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

3 Pennsylvania colleges among U.S.’s ‘best’: study | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Elections/Politics

National

Poll Shows Voters See Democracy in Peril, but Saving It Isn’t a Priority – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

How Biden is picking his midterm campaign trail spots : NPR

Statewide

GOP asks Pa. Supreme Court to take immediate action to enforce ballot dating requirement – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Wolf administration insists undated mail ballots will be valid this November as counties proceed with caution | Election | citizensvoice.com

2022 Pennsylvania Senate and governor race: Who are Fetterman, Oz, Shapiro, and Mastriano? (inquirer.com)

Watch the Fetterman-Oz Pennsylvania Senate Debate October 25 at 8 p.m. (abc27.com)

Shapiro on support for school choice: ‘It’s what I believe’ | News | tribdem.com

Shapiro pledges help for ‘forgotten’ communities if elected governor; vows to protect abortion access, mail-in voting | News | tribdem.com

Pa. election 2022: Where governor candidates Mastriano, Shapiro stand on rural health care, broadband, and agriculture · Spotlight PA

What Mastriano, Shapiro have said about Pa’s Medicaid expansion | Tuesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

How Doug Mastriano deployed Facebook Live to build his far-right base (inquirer.com)

John Fetterman outraising Dr. Oz in PA Senate midterm race (ydr.com)

Fetterman Gets Fundraising Help from Sanders, Biden – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Guest Opinion: What’s wrong with freedom, family and America First? (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Lehman Twp. supervisors refuse resolution request to advocate for end of mail-in ballots, drop boxes | News | citizensvoice.com

Pa. Latino voters still lean Democratic as Republicans work to woo them – pennlive.com

Faith-based groups hitting the road to encourage Pennsylvanians to vote | WITF

We’re Pa. clergy. Christian nationalism isn’t Christian. This is why | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

District/Local

Pennsylvania elections: National groups pour millions into legislative races (inquirer.com)

Smucker sidesteps 2020 election question, ties opponent to ‘radical leftists’ in TV debate | PA Power and Policy | lancasteronline.com

In the Lehigh Valley’s 7th District, Democrat Wild rakes in cash, Republican Scheller spends on ads – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Delaware County election officials issue updated vote-by-mail ballot guidance – Delco Times

Bucks County drop boxes for mail-in ballots open this week at county offices (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Labs: Aiding economic recovery while advocating for Bucks County (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

More than 20,000 Lackawanna County residents want to vote by mail | Election | thetimes-tribune.com

Stoltz: I’ll uphold rights, foster innovation, back small businesses (buckscountycouriertimes.com)

Luzerne County election board approves polling site list; drop box debate continues | Election | standardspeaker.com

Complaint planned over lack of mail ballot drop box in Hazleton area | Times Leader

Campaign signs found booby-trapped with razor blades in Bucks County, police say (inquirer.com)

Philadelphia catches double votes. Republican ‘election integrity’ rules make it harder. (inquirer.com)

 

Gun Safety

HBO to release documentary on Tree of Life synagogue shooting – pennlive.com

Tree of Life survivors, families of victims tell their own stories in HBO documentary | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Health

Study by Pitt researchers and others suggests breast cancer subtype should be treated as a different disease | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

State News

Gov. Wolf exonerated a Delco teen who was executed decades ago for a murder he didn’t commit (inquirer.com)

Wolf with an F: Fiscal policy report card gives Pennsylvania low grade | Pennsylvania | thecentersquare.com

 

National News

In Ukraine, trend lines point to escalation, not an endgame : NPR

Redistricting fight over who is Black in Louisiana voting map : NPR

Kemp, Abrams to debate on 1st day of early voting in Georgia | Across America | phillytrib.com

Black families are falling further behind on home ownership | Analysis – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Imhotep STEM students make water filters to take to Jackson, Miss. | Local News | phillytrib.com

Landmark trial begins over Arkansas’ ban on trans youth care | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Local News

New Selfie Wall unveiled in West Chester at Safe Harbor of Chester County – Daily Local

Harrisburg firefighters share experiences helping with Hurricane Ian relief efforts (abc27.com)

Butler Twp. towing firm helps with Fla. hurricane recovery | News | standardspeaker.com

Allentown’s 2023 budget includes investments in police, EMS, no tax increase (mcall.com)

Montgomery County celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month (mainlinemedianews.com)

Drought watch lifted in Lackawanna County, remains in Luzerne | News | thetimes-tribune.com

 

Pitt

Allegheny County Council to hold public hearings on proposed 2023 budget | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Developer rips proposal for $2 parking surcharge at former Civic Arena site | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Local radio stations run hateful anti-trans ad from far-right group | LGBTQ | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

Mid-pilot report shows MovePGH encourages car alternatives | Pittsburgh City Paper (pghcitypaper.com)

Pittsburgh Symphony reaches out to the Black community with its annual ‘Lift Every Voice’ concert | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 

Philly

Philadelphia pro sports teams’ success brings back terrific 1980-81 memories (ydr.com)

DA Krasner responds to criticism following Wawa closures | Local News | phillytrib.com

Conshohocken’s first hotel in 22 year opens (mainlinemedianews.com)

John Story Jenks reopens its library in a district with only four librarians (inquirer.com)

A Wells Fargo grant will help Philly nonprofits create 5,000 new Black and brown homeowners (inquirer.com)

 

Washington

Supreme Court declines to consider challenge to racist citizenship laws : NPR

Trump hotels overcharged Secret Service protecting him, House panel says : NPR